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Wencke Bäsler advises real estate companies on all aspects of real estate transactions, including asset deals, share deals and the management of real estate properties. She also advises on corporate investments and participations, in particular joint ventures.

Wencke has broad experience in advising national and international real estate investors, and has wide-ranging experience in handling the sale and acquisition of real estate portfolios, including structuring and financing. Another area of her practice is real estate management, with a particular focus on asset, property and facility management, as well as joint ventures and restructuring.

Prior to joining the firm, Wencke worked for Olswang for six years in the Real Estate Group at Freshfields for three years.


  • Corporate M&A and joint ventures
  • Real estate transactions
  • Forward deals
  • Asset management


Recognition & Leadership

  • Listed, Chambers Europe, Real Estate, 2023-2024
  • Listed, The Legal 500 EMEA, Real Estate
    • Recommended Lawyer, 2024
    • Recognized Individuals, 2022 - 2023
  • Team Member, U.S. News – Best Lawyers, "Law Firm of the Year: Litigation - Real Estate," 2022
  • Team Member, Chambers USA Award for Excellence, Real Estate, 2017
  • Team Member, a Law360 "Real Estate Practice Group of the Year," 2015 and 2022


  • Second Legal State Exam, Berlin/Germany, 2005
  • LL.M., The George Washington University, Washington, D.C./USA, 2003
  • First Legal State Exam, University of Leipzig/Germany, 2002
  • Germany
  • New York
  • German
  • English